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Learners will be introduced to the problems that vision faces, using perception as a guide. The course will consider how what we see is generated by the visual system, what the central problem for vision is, and what visual perception indicates about how the brain works. The evidence will be drawn from neuroscience, psychology, the history of vision science and what philosophy has contributed. Although the discussions will be informed by visual system anatomy and physiology, the focus is on perception. We see the physical world in a strange way, and goal is to understand why....
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Sección
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4 horas para completar

Background

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Reading
20 videos (Total: 131 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video20 videos
Background: What We Actually See3m
The Strange Way We See the Physical World (part 1)8m
The Strange Way We See the Physical World (part 2)7m
The Inverse Problem7m
Summary of Topic One2m
Visual Stimuli4m
Making an Image5m
Summary of Topic Two1m
The Eye (part 1)10m
The Eye (part 2)4m
The Retina (part 1)7m
The Retina (Part 2)12m
The Primary Visual Pathway (part 1)10m
The Primary Visual Pathway (part 2)8m
The Visual Cortex (part 1)12m
The Visual Cortex (part 2)11m
The Concept of Receptive Fields4m
Summary of Topic Three2m
Summary of Module One1m
Reading4 lecturas
About the Course10m
Grading Policy10m
Feedback surveys10m
Module Feedback Survey10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module1, Topic 128m
Module 1, Topics 2-340m

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Sección
Clock
3 horas para completar

Seeing Lightness, Darkness and Color

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Reading
17 videos (Total: 116 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video17 videos
Discrepancies between Luminance and Lightness12m
More Complex Examples as Counter Evidence8m
An Empirical Explanation Based on Accumulated Experience (part 1)7m
An Empirical Explanation Based on Accumulated Experience (part 2)9m
Summary of Topic One2m
Definitions2m
Light and Color8m
How the Retina Initiates Color Vision (part 1)9m
How the Retina Initiates Color Vision (part 2)7m
Why Do We Have Color Vision?3m
Describing Color Perception12m
The Strange Way We See Color10m
An Empirical Answer (part 1)7m
An Empirical Answer (part 2)4m
Topic Summary3m
Module Summarym
Reading1 lectura
Module Feedback Survey10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 2, Topic 126m
Module 2, Topic 240m

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4 horas para completar

Seeing Space

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Reading
19 videos (Total: 129 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video19 videos
The Inverse Problem in Geometry3m
Seeing the Length of Lines5m
An Empirical Explanation of Apparent Line Length (part 1)9m
An Empirical Explanation of Apparent Line Length (part 2)5m
The Perception of Angles5m
An Empirical Explanation8m
Seeing Object Size6m
An Empirical Explanation10m
Topic Summary2m
Definitions1m
Seeing Distance with One Eye12m
Seeing Depth with Two Eyes (Stereopsis, part 1)7m
Seeing Depth with Two Eyes (Stereopsis, part 2)5m
Explaining Stereopsis8m
Random Dot Stereograms and the Correspondence Problem7m
Binocular Fusion (part 1)6m
Binocular Fusion (part 2)7m
Topic Summary1m
Reading1 lectura
Module Feedback Survey10m
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Module 3, Topic 142m
Module 3, Topic 246m

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Sección
Clock
2 horas para completar

Seeing Motion

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Reading
9 videos (Total: 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Phenomena that Need Explaining1m
Apparent Motion5m
Motion After Effects3m
The Inverse Problem for Motion3m
Perceived Speed: The Flash-Lag Effect7m
An Empirical Explanation of the Flash-Lag Effect9m
Perceived Direction: Aperture Effects8m
An Empirical Explanation12m
Reading1 lectura
Module Feedback Survey10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 444m
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Principales revisiones

por JBApr 4th 2017

Very interesting MOOC. The instructor is very knowledgeable in the area and uses interesting examples to explain the content.

por DAJul 9th 2016

Amazing Course Structure. I completely lost track of the fact that I am, originally a Mathematics Student!

Instructor

Dale Purves

M.D.
Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

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